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NAMM 2016 Rumours & Facts

Oh! I love this time of the year! NAMM around the corner and lots of new products about to be presented, some stuff leaked, some stuff officially released before NAMM, speculation, etc, etc. What a great time to be alive! So, synth-heads, what may we expect from NAMM? Let’s check out some rumours & facts …

Pre Namm 2015 rumours and facts

Well, this is one of the most exiting times of the years for all of us gear geeks! Namm is around the corner and rumours and new products are all over the internet! Let’s check out some of them… One of the most exiting news for this year is the reissue of the ARP Odyssey …

The Brats & Toy Thief (Mozambique 2013)

This great animation short for which we had the honour and pleasure to score and do all sound design is finally available on YouTube!! Enjoy it! Also, the good guys at FXlda are planning to make this a Full Movie. That’s why they’ve created a found rising campaign. You can collaborate with this project at …

Our tutorials @ProducerSp0t

Lately we’ve been writing some tutorials for the guys at producerspot.com There are more tutorials to come yet, so, here’s the link for you to read all our tutorials: link. Also, you might wanna bookmark that link cause there are plenty more tutorials to come!! Stay tuned! Love!

Pirate sites & our products

In the last couple of months, we’ve found out that los of our products (specially presets) are all over pirate sites for download them. We don’t mind at all, it just means that our products are really good!! If you can’t afford our products, or wanna try them before buying, it’s ok, go ahead, do …

Why does my product need music?

One question we’ve been asked a lot is that: why does it need music? I mean, it’s really hard to picture a movie without music, or a video game without music, or it’s even uncomfortable for us to watch a tv commercial without music; however, the question remains: why? In my opinion, I think it’s …

Substractive synthesis Part II – Filters

Today, I’ll talk about the one thing that no other synthesis method uses: the filter. As you probably imagine, the filter, does filter something, in this case, the harmonic content produced by the oscillator. So, basically, the filter shapes the tonal characteristics of the raw sound. In other words, it re shapes the waveforms produced …

Substractive synthesis part 1- Oscillator

Well, today, we are starting our first series of educative posts about synthesis! Specially subtractive synthesis. Why is it called subtractive synthesis? Very easy: it implies the use of a filter to cutoff or emphasise some of the harmonic content of the raw sound in order to shape it. In this kind of synthesis, we’ve …

Korg + 2014 = New ARP Odissey!!

Well, for the last couple of years, Korg seems that can’t stop with the great news! First the Monotron Series: 50 dollars for plastic enclosure analogue ribbon synths, the three of them are quite limited, and for many people, toys. At Piggysounds we make extensive use of the monotron delay and we truly love it! …